Homelessness in Hawaii

  • August 6,2018
    This year’s Homeless Awareness Conference themed “Pū Kākou I Ikaika” – Together We Are Stronger  will be held on Friday, November 16th, at the KROC Center in Kapolei. Registration is now open via EventBrite for credit card payments (additional fees apply) or by check. Registrations received after October 31st will not be considered.
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  • July 20,2018

    Partners in Care, Oahu's Continuum of Care, is seeking project proposals from qualified nonprofit agencies providing shelter and supportive services to persons experiencing homelessness. Please see the Request for Proposals (RFP) for more information.  Selected applicants will be included in the Honolulu Continuum of Care’s federal grant application for funds under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care Program (CoC).

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  • June 5,2018

    In 2018 Oahu registered a 9% overall decrease in the number of homeless individuals, from 4,959 persons in 2017 to 4,495 persons in 2018. The Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Honolulu Continuum of Care (CoC), and is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January. "Under Section 578.7 of the CoC Program interim rule, CoCs must plan and conduct, at least biennially, a Point-in-Time Count of homeless persons within the geographic area.

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  • May 8,2018

    In 2018 the State of Hawaii registered a 9.6% overall decrease in the numbers of homeless individuals, from 7,220 persons in 2017 to 6,530 persons in 2018.  The Point-In-Time (PIT) Homeless Count is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Honolulu Continuum of Care (CoC), and is a count of sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons on a single night in January.

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